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Canisius Golden Griffins
Canisius Golden Griffins
Institution: Canisius College
Location: Buffalo, New York
School founded: 1870
Enrollment: 3,349
President: Rev. Vincent Cooke
Athletic Director: Bill Maher
Colors: Blue and Gold
Home Arena: HarborCenter
Capacity: 1,800
Dimensions: 200'x85'
Men's Team
Conference: Atlantic Hockey
Coach: Trevor Large (Ferris State '04)
Major Rivals: Mercyhurst, Niagara

The Canisius Golden Griffins are a Men's Division I team in Atlantic Hockey. The team was based out of the Buffalo State Sports Arena from 1991 to 2014 when the team moved to the newly constructed HarborCenter.

Season-by-season results[1]Edit

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties

NCAA D-I Champions NCAA Frozen Four Conference Regular Season Champions Conference Playoff Champions
Season Conference Regular Season Conference Tournament Results National Tournament Results
Conference Overall
GP W L T Pts Finish GP W L T %
Division III
Brian Cavanaugh (1980–1982)
1980–81 ECAC 3 27 12 13 2 .481
1981–82 ECAC 3 29 16 12 1 .569
Carl Koeppel (1982–1983)
1982–83 ECAC 2 26 9 16 1 .365
Brian Cavanaugh (1983–2004)
1983–84 ECAC 2 27 5 21 1 .204
1984–85 ECAC West 29 15 12 2 .552
1985–86 ECAC West 29 18 9 2 .655 Lost Quarterfinal 3–6 (Elmira)
1986–87 ECAC West 32 21 11 0 .656 Won Quarterfinal 2–0 (RIT)
Lost Semifinal 4–9 (Plattsburgh)
1987–88 ECAC West 17 10 7 0 20 27 15 12 0 .556 Lost Quarterfinal 3–6 (Plattsburgh)
1988–89 ECAC West 22 13 9 0 26 35 15 19 1 .443 Lost Quarterfinal 3–6 (Union)
1989–90 ECAC West 27 11 14 2 24 28 12 14 2 .464
1990–91 ECAC West 24 8 16 0 16 27 9 18 0 .333
1991–92 ECAC West 27 11 14 2 24 28 12 14 2 .464
1992–93 ECAC West 24 17 6 1 35 30 18 11 1 .617 Won Semifinal 5–3 (Mercyhurst)
Lost Championship 1–2 (Elmira)
1993–94 ECAC West 10 7 3 0 14 26 17 8 1 .673 Lost Semifinal 3–4 (RIT)
1994–95 ECAC West 8 4 2 2 10 26 16 6 4 .692 Lost Semifinal 4–5 (RIT)
1995–96 ECAC West 10 6 3 1 13 27 18 7 2 .704 Won Semifinal 6–2 (Mercyhurst)
Lost Championship 2–3 (RIT)
1996–97 ECAC West 11 1 8 2 4 26 13 11 2 .538 Lost Semifinal 2–3 (RIT)
1997–98 ECAC West 10 4 5 1 9 26 12 11 3 .519 Lost Semifinal 1–4 (Niagara)
Division I
1998–99 MAAC 28 12 11 5 29 4th 36 16 15 5 .529 Won Quarterfinal 7–4 (American International)
Won Semifinal 5–2 (Quinnipiac)
Lost Championship 3–4 (Holy Cross)
1999–00 MAAC 27 16 8 3 35 3rd 35 21 10 4 .657 Lost Quarterfinal 3–4 (Iona)
2000–01 MAAC 26 13 9 4 30 4th 33 17 12 4 .576 Won Quarterfinal 4–1 (Connecticut)
Lost Semifinal 3–4 (Mercyhurst)
2001–02 MAAC 26 13 9 4 30 5th 35 14 17 4 .457 Lost Quarterfinal 2–3 (Sacred Heart)
2002–03 MAAC 26 12 13 2 24 7th 37 12 21 4 .378 Lost Quarterfinal 2–3 (Quinnipiac)
2003–04 Atlantic Hockey 24 9 11 4 22 6th 34 10 16 8 .412 Won Quarterfinal 1–0 (Quinnipiac)
Lost Semifinal 1–4 (Holy Cross)
Clancy Seymour (2004–2005)
2004–05 Atlantic Hockey 24 14† 7† 3† 31† T–2nd† 35 16† 15† 4† .514† Lost Quarterfinal 2–4 (Bentley)
Dave Smith (2005–2017)
2005–06 Atlantic Hockey 28 9 18 2 18 7th 35 10 23 2 .314 Lost Quarterfinal 2–7 (Mercyhurst)
2006–07 Atlantic Hockey 28 9 16 3 21 9th 35 9 23 3 .350 Lost Play-In 1–2 (American International)
2007–08 Atlantic Hockey 28 10 13 5 25 T–6th 37 11 20 6 .378 Lost Quarterfinal series 0–2 (Mercyhurst)
2008–09 Atlantic Hockey 28 12 12 4 28 5th 37 15 16 6 .486 Lost Quarterfinal series 1–2 (Bentley)
2009–10 Atlantic Hockey 28 13 11 4 30 5th 37 17 15 5 .527 Won Quarterfinal series 2–0 (Mercyhurst)
Lost Semifinal 0–4 (RIT)
2010–11 Atlantic Hockey 27 10 12 5 25 8th 38 13 19 6 .421 Won First Round 6–3 (Niagara)
Lost Quarterfinal series 1–2 (Holy Cross)
2011–12 Atlantic Hockey 27 10 14 3 23 9th 36 10 22 4 .333 Lost First Round series 1–2 (Connecticut)
2012–13 Atlantic Hockey 27 12 13 2 26 T–7th 43 19 19 5 .500 Won First Round series 2–0 (Bentley)
Won Quarterfinal series 2–0 (Air Force)
Won Semifinal 5–3 (Niagara)
Won Championship 7–2 (Mercyhurst)
Lost Regional Semifinal 3–4 (Quinnipiac)
2013–14 Atlantic Hockey 27 11 13 3 25 T–7th 41 17 21 3 .451 Lost First Round series 0–2 (St. Lawrence)
2014-15 Atlantic Hockey 28 15 7 8 36 2nd 37 18 12 7 .581 Won Quarterfinal series 2–0 (Sacred Heart)
Lost Semifinal 1–2 (RIT)
2015–16 Atlantic Hockey 28 10 13 5 25 T–6th 39 12 22 5 .372 Won First Round series 2–1 (Niagara)
Lost Quarterfinal series 0–2 (Air Force)
2016–17 Atlantic Hockey 28 18 4 6 42 1st 39 21 11 7 .628 Won Quarterfinal series 2–0 (Niagara)
Lost Semifinal 6–2 (Robert Morris)
Trevor Large (2017–Present)
2017–18 Atlantic Hockey 28 17 11 0 34 2nd 38 19 17 2 .526 Won Quarterfinal series 2–1 (American International)
Lost Semifinal 0–3 (Air Force)
2018–19 Atlantic Hockey 28 8 16 4 20 11th 37 12 20 5 .392 Lost First Round series 1–2 (Niagara)
Totals GP W L T  % Championships
Regular Season 1214 536 552 126 .493 1 Atlantic Hockey Championship
Conference Post-season 64 26 38 0 .406 1 Atlantic Hockey Tournament Championship
NCAA Post-season 1 0 1 0 .000 1 NCAA Tournament appearance
Regular Season and Post-season Record 1279 562 591 126 .489

† Brian Cavanaugh was fired in December of 2004.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Golden Griffins Ice Hockey Year-By-Year Results", Canisius Golden Griffins. Retrieved on 2018-09-11. 


Atlantic Hockey

Air Force | American Int'l | Army | Bentley | Canisius | Connecticut | Holy Cross | Mercyhurst | Niagara | RIT | Robert Morris | Sacred Heart

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